19th Century History

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On September 9,1850 which state was admitted to the Union?
Six days after the Civil War ended President Lincoln was assassinated. What year was this?
President Harry S Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in which state?
The first subway system was built in the US in 1897 in which city?
The first free Public Library in the US was established in 1833 in which state?
Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852 by which author?
On October 8, 1871 a fire that lasted 2 days, killing 300 people, broke out in which city?
The Philadelphia Phillies had their first major league baseball season in what year?
Who invented the telephone in 1876?
World's first skyscraper was built in 1885 in which city?
In what year was gold discovered in California which set off the Gold Rush?
In 1804 the Lewis and Clark expedition set off from which city on their way to the Pacific Ocean?
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In 1847 Mormons arrived at Salt Lake City and settled on Great Salt Lake under whose leadership?
In 1836 Texas became independent a month after 187 Texans were killed at what famous landmark?
On June 6, 1892 which president was first to attend a major league baseball game?
Who was defeated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876?
In 1803 the US purchased the Louisiana Territory (the Louisiana Purchase) from whom?
In 1844 the first inner-city telegraph was demonstrated and invented by who?
In 1872 which park became our first National Park?
In 1879 the light bulb was invented by which person?
Pride and Prejudice was Authored by Jane Austen in what year?
The Brooklyn Bridge was the first steel suspension bridge erected in the US. Which year did it open?
In 1859 who published the Origin of Species which explains the Theory of Evolution?

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